Comic Sans is a font with a well known stigma, and yet it gets used everywhere – sometimes even by professional designers.
As part of my project, and out of my own curiosity, I’ve decided to document Comic Sans.
I hope to see if there’s a trend with how it gets used and if it matches the feel of the font. Inappropriate use will also be interesting to find.
Ultimately I want to see why something so hated gets used so frequently. Personally, I feel it’s probably down to it’s accessibility, but it will be interesting to see what trends do emerge.
I will be uploading my photos to this flickr set, complete with analysis. Here’s an example of what I’ve found so far: